Tag Archives: high school

The Texting Principal

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed.D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide. This post was originally published March 16, 2015 As a principal of a large high school, I needed to figure out how I would develop connections with my students … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Kick-Start Your GSA for the New School Year

By Liz Bergren The first few weeks of the school year are busy and can feel chaotic as the community settles into new routines and new relationships. It is a great time to get your student groups organized and to … Continue reading

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Writing a Successful College Application Essay: Four Steps for Students

By Ann Camacho, editor of Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays It’s that time of year, when high school seniors are smack-dab in the middle of the college application process. Getting ready for college is in the back of their minds and the … Continue reading

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3 Big Things Families Can Do to Prepare for the School Year

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. Unless you have been on a remote island all summer, you’ve likely been bombarded recently with back-to-school advertisements and school supplies in stores. Besides purchasing … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Lists: Bore, Chore, or Score?

By Eric Braun Whether the kids in your life love to read, hate to read, or, most likely, are somewhere in the middle, the answer to the titular question is largely up to us—the grown-ups, the makers and enforcers of … Continue reading

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